Days before Thanksgiving PRISM, a Golden Valley-based social service agency, endured an electrical fire nearest the donation area around 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24. No individuals were in the establishment as PRISM does not open to the public until 9 a.m. According to Executive Director Michelle Ness, employees of Starch Tech, a neighboring business, were […]

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Brooklyn Center’s defense snuffed Park Center early as the Centaurs cruised to an 81-61 win over their cross-town rival Tuesday night. “This is Brooklyn zone, that’s what I call it,” Centaurs boys basketball coach Lamii Zarlee said. “Everybody grows up, plays hard court [and] everybody knows each other. So, it’s bragging rights. It’s like Minnesota-Wisconsin.” […]

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Crystal Gallery location to house 100 light rail planners throughout the project The nerve center for much of the proposed Blue Line Extension, which would bring light rail service to much of the northwest metro, is set to be based in Crystal. A second story location in the Crystal Gallery shopping mall was chosen to […]

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Brooklyn Park artist David Montague’s unique mobiles sculptures will be on display 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at the Town Green Meeting Room, 7991 Main St., Maple Grove. Mobiles are kinetic, abstract sculptures constructed with counterbalanced weighted objects that move freely when suspended, propelled only by air currents. Montague’s largest thus far […]

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Sen. John Hoffman  (DFL-Champlin) graduated from the Legislative Energy Horizon Institute Nov. 13 after completing 60 course hours of instruction on North American energy policy and regulation. This year, the Institute brought together 34 state and provincial legislative energy leaders in its 2014 class for its certificate program. In its sixth year, the Institute offers […]

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North Hennepin Community College Theatre Director Mike Ricci will host auditions for the upcoming musical ‘Violet’ and is seeking girls ages 11-13 to audition for the role of Young Violet. Violet is the story of a young woman who was disfigured as a young girl and who is seeking out a televangelist to heal her. […]

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Brooklyn Park residents can now Get Up and Geo. The city has released its online and mobile application that allows residents to search the city using more than 80 filters and create their own, personalized maps to better learn about the city and keep track of favorite locations and attractions. The app was released at […]

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An at-large seat on the Northwest Suburbs Cable Communications Commission is open to Brooklyn Park residents. The application deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 31. The Northwest Suburbs Cable Communications Commission negotiates, adopts and enforces cable franchise agreements with cable television providers in the northwest suburbs. Members: One community representative and one city representative from each city […]

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